Ben Jardine is a New Zealand-American improviser, writer, and musician. Ben has taught improv and has performed at the New Zealand Fringe Festival and the New Zealand Improv Festival for the past four years. Ben has performed in and produced countless improv shows, and finds joy in making discoveries with his scene partners. Ben loves story-craft, improvised music, and creating memorable characters.
Ben Jardine and Liz Butler are improvisers who met in New Zealand four years ago, and have been performing with each other ever since. They recently finished touring their improvised music concert Live from International Waters around the United States, and have returned to the Berkshires after several months performing back in New Zealand. Their show Spitz & Crumple was nominated for five awards at the 2022 New Zealand Fringe Festival.